Audi of America 2005 Model Year Change Points

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September 9, 2004


Source: Audi of America

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Updated 2005 model year change points.

2005 Audi A4 1.8 T / 3.0 Sedan / Avant

Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005’s may still be equipped)

Telematics no longer available

OBD and LEV II on 3.0

Discontinued blue interior (Sedan /avant only)

Bi-Xenon headlamps replace Xenon

New satellite/navigation/AM&FM radio antenna

2005 Audi A4 Cabriolet

Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005’s may still be equipped)

Telematics no longer available

OBD and LEV II on 3.0

Satellite Radio (XM or Sirius) preparation now available on all models

Optional Xenon headlamps remain (sedan and avant equipped with bi-xenon)

Large-screen DVD Navigation system with color screen (pkg with glovebox 6-CD changer) (mid model year 2005 change)

2005 Audi S4 Sedan / Avant

Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005’s may still be equipped)

New satellite/navigation/Am&FM radio antenna

2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet

Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005’s may still be equipped)

Large-screen DVD Navigation system with color screen (pkg with glovebox 6-CD changer) (mid model year 2005 change)

2005 All-new Audi A6 3.2 / 4.2 Sedan

New Technical Features

4.2 liter 335 hp V8 quattro

3.2 FSI 255 hp V6 quattro (all new engine, high performance and lower fuel consumption)

Standard Six Speed Tiptronic transmission MY 2005

35% More rigid body shell (less twisting allows for softer suspension-firm but comfortable)

Standard quattro all wheel drive MY 2005

Advanced key (optional lock/unlock doors or start car without key)

Electromechanical parking brake (button in consule replaces mechanical arm)

Rainsensor

New Interior Features

Leather seating surfaces (3.2) / Premium Leather (4.2) (beautifully matched interiors)

Cell phone preparation with Bluetooth (replacing telematics)

Multifunction 4 spoke steering wheel

Advanced MMI system with 7″ screen & CD changer (user-friendly control interface)

Driver-focuse cockpit with high end materials of aluminum, leather, and wood

Voice recognition (optional)

DSP sound system with optional Bose Surround

DVD Navigation (optional)

New Exterior Features

Single Frame Front Grille

Adaptive Bi-Xenon headlights (Standard on 4.2)

Longer wheel base (3.2″ longer than current A6)

Tire pressure monitoring system (optional)

Coming home leaving home function

2005 Audi A8

New model

A8 4.2 quattro, Normal Wheelbase

New standard equipment (A8 L 4.2 quattro and A8 4.2 quattro)

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Rain sensor for windshield wipers

LEDs under exterior mirror/side door handles

New exterior colors

Akoya Silver Metallic

Cambridge Green Pearl effect

New optional equipment

18″ 9-spoke wheel w/all-season tires

19″ all season tire for 12-spoke wheel

Advanced Key (keyless entry/go with start/stop button

Multifunctional 3-spoke wood steering wheel with shift paddles & wood shift knob

Power door close assist with power child locks

XM or Sirius Satellite Radio

Exterior

New design roof satellite antenna

2005 Audi TT Coupe / Roadster 180 HP / 225 HP / 250 HP

Warning Triangle removed (early 2005 may come equipped with triangle)

Cambridge Green pearl effect replaces Goodwood Green

Removal of Cellular phone preparation

Satellite Radio available (Port Installed) on both Coupe and Roadster ( Normal antenna standard on Coupe)

Return of Alcantara Steering Wheel

Specifications update – lower curb weight and 0 – 60 mph improvement

2004 Audi allroad quattro 2.7 T / 4.2

Warning Triangle removed (early 2005 may come equipped with triangle)

Telematics no longer available

Black fender panels discontinued

Full body paint available

DVD Navigation will replace previous navigation system




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